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Matta

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Reserves

Estimate:

6,000 to - 8,000 USD

A Passion for Collecting: Property from the Estate of Maurice Solomon, New York

Matta

Matta

Figure

Figure

Estimate:

6,000 to - 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,670

USD

A Passion for Collecting: Property from the Estate of Maurice Solomon, New York

Matta

1911 - 2002

Figure


Signed with the artist's monogram (lower left)

Pastel and charcoal on paper

27 by 19¾ in. (68.6 by 50.2 cm)

Framed: 34½ by 27 in. (87.6 by 68.6 cm)

Executed circa 1970.

This work on Kraft paper is in good condition overall. The sheet has been hinged to a piece of foamcore with acid-free tape on the verso in each of the corners and along the edges. Artist pinholes are present in each of the extreme corners. The upper and lower extreme edges of the sheet are deckled, which is inherent to the support. A few scattered handling marks are present along the extreme right and left edges, which may be inherent. The colors are vibrant, and the media layer is stable. The work is ready to hang. Framed under Plexiglas.


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Carone Gallery, Fort Lauderdale

Private Collection, Florida (acquired from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, November 20, 2006, lot 152)

Acquired at the above sale